Have you ever wanted to learn how to make a snow globe with sparkly glitter and without glycerin? I have some simple instructions for you today so grab those mason jars and make something extra fun! I love quick and easy crafts for the holiday, and I hope you do as well!
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Make Your Own Snow Globe in a Mason Jar
Get into the Christmas spirit with this dazzling easy snow globe craft that is easy to fill with cute Christmas ornaments and figurines. No glycerin is needed in this DIY snow globe which is why it is one of my favorite snow globe crafts!
Create your own snow globe this year with the kids and get creative with what you place inside the mason jars. You can insert pictures, notes, and much more inside to make the customizable snow globes special.
- Cheap Christmas Ornament: I snagged a bus and tree for $4.00. You can use any Christmas ornament that your heart desires!
- Mason Jars: You can use any sized mason jar. Just make sure you have the rings and lids to match the jars!
- White Glitter: Two to three tablespoons of white glitter to make this DIY snow globe shimmery and sparkly. Feel free to explore different colors of glitter.
- Clear Glue: Two to three tablespoons fo clear glue is used in place of glycerin to make sure the glitter trinkles down slowly.
- HOT Water: The hot water is used to melt the glue.
- Hot Glue Gun and Glue Sticks: You will need the hot glue gun and sticks to adhere the ornament to the top of the mason jar lid.
Note: Adding beads, buttons, or other random objects would be fun additions to these snow globe jars!
How to Create Your Own Glitter Snow Globe
This easy Christmas craft is so fun to make during the holidays. Add this mason jar craft to your list of Christmas activities!
Start by using your hot glue gun to secure your ornament to the bottom of your mason jar lid. Just make sure that your ornament will fit inside of whatever size jar you are using.
For the bus, it is actually glued to the inside of the jar as shown below. You can use either method depending on the ornaments you purchase.
Next, place your clear glue and glitter into the bottom of your mason jar. You can use two tablespoons of glitter and glue or up to three, depending on how thick you want your glitter in the jar.
Immediately, pour in the hot water and stir well. If the glue and glitter clump up, place the jar in the microwave for 30 seconds and stir. Repeating until the clumps are gone.
Next, fill the jar the rest of the way with the water to the rim. Place the hot glue on the inside of your jar lid, and screw the lid on tightly before the glue cools.
Finally, place the jar in the fridge to cool. Then just shake and let the kids enjoy this fun Christmas decoration!
Now that you know how to make a snow globe, will you be making them for your Christmas decor?
How to Use
Use this DIY snow globe as a Christmas ornament for the Christmas tree or just use it as a holiday decoration placed around the house. Loved ones will also cherish this gift from children or you so consider making these mason jar snow globes to give away as presents.
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- 1 Hot glue gun
- Christmas ornament
- mason jar use more depending on how many snow globes you are making
- 2-3 tablespoons white glitter
- 2-3 tablespoons clear glue
- hot water
- glue sticks
- Use the hot glue gun to secure the ornament to the bottom of the mason jar lid. You can also glue the Christmas ornament to the inside of the jar.
- Place the clear glue and glitter into the bottom of the mason jar.
- Pour the hot water over the glitter and glue mixture and immediately stir. Microwave the jar if the glitter clumps.
- Fill the rest of the jar with water. Secure the lid onto the jar by using hot glue.
- Chill in the refrigerator for about twenty minutes before shaking.
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How much hot water do you use?
Add a little at first to dissolve the glue mixture. Then fill the jar.
Put the jar and the object in the microwave together?
Yep! Be careful with putting objects that are metallic in there however.